GFM’s Love Man chats with singer-songwriter, pianist, and producer Sy Smith about her beginnings in D.C., collaborations and her latest project “Sometimes A Rose Will Grow In Concrete” which will be released on February 16, 2018.

Ivan Orr is a multi-instrumentalist, composer, performer, and writer. A native of Charlottesville, Virginia Ivan was involved with the forming and nascent days of The Music Resource Center as its first Program Director. A graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University’s Department of Music, Ivan currently resides in Richmond, VA where he maintains an active performance and production schedule while serving as the Music Editor for Grown Folks Music, a position he has held since 2010.